Connection between self-attribution and cognitive dissonance

Write a paper of 1,000-1,250 words that describes the connection between self-attribution and cognitive dissonance. Include the following in your paper:
1. A summary of the research regarding the theoretical and empirical approaches to understanding the mental processes of self-attribution and cognitive dissonance.
2. A discussion of how nature and nurture influence self-attribution and thereby affect cognitive development.
3. A discussion of why individuals are motivated to resolve cognitive dissonance and how this is related to self-attribution.

a? Must follow strict APA style.
a? This assignment requires that at least two additional scholarly research sources related to this topic, other then the ones I will upload, and at least one in-text citation from each source be included. You can use anything from the journal articles I upload, along with two other scholarly journals.